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Posted on: January 31, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Michigan Philharmonic Presents “In the Mood for Swing” At The Village Theater at Cherry Hill

Swing into Valentine’s weekend and celebrate with a fun concert full of great music from that jump jivin’ era known as “Swing”. The Michigan Philharmonic will bring the house down with music from Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, Harry Warren and more, featuring great songs such as “Chattanooga Choo Choo, “As Time Goes By, “Take the A Train, and “Get Happy”.

Detroit vocalist, Lauren Norris will join the orchestra to help everyone get in the spirit. Norris earned her Master’s in Musical Theatre Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and a BA from Marymount Manhattan College. She has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and been featured on a BBC radio broadcast working internationally with a wide variety of artists. Lauren is a Michigan native and graduated from Salem High School!

Don’t wait – this concert will be sold out! For tickets :

Embarking on her 20th season as Music Director and Conductor of the Michigan Philharmonic Nan Washburn is driving the classical music scene in SE Michigan with programming that celebrates innovation and diversity while focusing on education for people of all ages. This upcoming 18-19 season, entitled “The NANiversary”, celebrates the programming which has put the Michigan Philharmonic on the map. From this extraordinary concert to the conclusion- Phil-Palooza 2 – the Michigan Phil has something for everyone!

In other words, really cool classical music is right in your own town! For information on all these concerts please call us at 734/451-2112 or visit our website:

About the Michigan Philharmonic 

Celebrating its 73rd season, the Michigan Philharmonic – (or “Michigan Phil”) – is one of the most innovative and dynamic professional orchestras in Southeast Michigan. Nan Washburn, Music Director & Conductor since 1999, has won 19 ASCAP Awards for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music from the League of American Orchestras. In 2016 the Michigan Philharmonic received First Place in the American Prize for the Performance of American Music. The orchestra performs in an ever-expanding roster of Michigan communities; including Plymouth, Canton, Northville, Livonia, Brighton, Downtown Detroit, and many others. The Michigan Phil is committed to reaching out to a broad and diverse array of audiences and providing enjoyable cultural and social experiences, while encouraging anyone who loves live music events to “Spend the night with Michigan Phil.” 

For tickets and more information, please visit or call (734) 451-2112. 

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